The Castle of Saint-Germain-de-Livet

Le joyau du Pays d'Auge, en plein coeur de la Normandie...

 

Jewel of Auge region, the castle of Saint Germain de Livet, registred historic monument, is noteworthy for its architecture. Surrounded by a moat, the estate is made up of two parts : a wooden beamed manor from the 15th century and a store and brick construction dating from the end of the 16th century. The guardroom is an essential step in the discovery of the castle, with some superb frescoes from the end of the 16th century. 

 

Mementos of artists like Delacroix and Daudet, this 15th and 16th century building, comprising a magnificent half-timbered manor and a glazed brick house, opens its door to you. This stately home, which has kept its period furniture, may rightly be described as a “little gem for a child princess” . Garden “Abbé Marie” near the castle.

 

Practices Informations

 

Location : 14 100 Saint Germain de Livet
Tel. 00 33 2 31 31 00 03 / Fax. 00 33 2 31 31 19 01


Opening hours : 2 January to 31 March 2012 and 13 November to 31 March 2013, open on weekends : 2 pm - 6 pm.


Visits : 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. Closed on 1 May, 25 December and 1 January.
Opening hours of the park: 1 April to 30 June and 1 September to 11 November 2012: 11 am - 6 pm / Guided visits of the museum 11 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm, and 5 pm. 1 July to 31 August: 10 am - 7 pm / Guided visits of the museum at 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm, 5 pm and 6 pm (in English at 2.30 pm)


Tariffs : Adult : 7 euros/ 5 euros. Less than 18 years old : No charge. No charge on the first Sunday of each month[/i]